Over 1,200 voting delegates, members and guests attended the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Some issues discussed included highway funding, regulation of biotechnology, beef check-off referendum, and school performance standards.
Speakers during the morning program on Dec. 9 included:
Blake Hurst, Missouri Farm Bureau President
Chris Koster, Missouri Attorney General
Tom Schweich, Missouri State Auditor
Dr. Marty Matlock, Professor, University of Arkansas